This work of poet and Christian theologian Jerome Blanco holds the tension of devastation in the world with the promise of God’s restoration from Joel 3.
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Beginning with Joel 1 and then expanding to the entire book, poet GC Waldrep explores the divine act of artistically creating while addressing the book’s warnings of destruction in this stunning long poem.
Poet Lauren Russell explores heartbreak, despair, and the impossible as inspired by Psalm 22:20-21.
Multi-talented artist Janielle Kastner explores the similarities between us and those whom we would distance ourselves from in this vulnerable and raw poem based on Jude 1:5-7.
Iv Amenti’s ‘silent film’ contemplates the juxtapositions of reality and dreams, foolishness and wisdom found in Ecclesiastes 5:3.
Crystal Irby’s poem in response to Ecclesiastes 3:3 examines the painful road to hope and healing.
Poet Darryl Ratcliff dreams of a life-filled future while wrestling with current injustice in response to Ecclesiastes 9:4.
Singer Ileana Santamaría wrote a poem that she then brought to musician Raffi Dimoian to produce an intimate spoken word piece imagining Eve’s response to Adam from Genesis 2:21-24.
Aliki Barnstone’s bold poem challenges the role and portrayal of women in response to 2 Kings 9:30-37.
Joseph Chapman’s contemplative poem examines the relational dichotomy of the powerful and those who support them, inspired by 1 Kings 5:13.